VAKS 2019

VAKS 2019

VAKS 2019

Volunteer at Knock Shrine  (VAKS) Programme Summer 2019 The VAKS programme is for all young people over the age of 16 years. It is an opportunity  to come to Knock to volunteer for the weekend. This is a great way Learn more
The Story of the Gable Wall at Knock

The Story of the Gable Wall at Knock

A new plinth containing a piece of the original stone from the gable wall of Knock Parish Church, where the Apparition was witnessed in 1879, has been erected outside Knock Basilica.  For years, pilgrims have paused to pray at the Learn more
World Meeting of Families 2018

World Meeting of Families 2018

Dublin, Ireland, has been chosen by Pope Francis to host the next World Meeting of Families from 21-26 August 2018, guided by the theme “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”. Held every three years, this major international Learn more
Events for Advent 2017

Events for Advent 2017

The season of Advent will begin on Sunday 3rd December and end on Sunday 24th December.   Meaning Advent comes from the Latin word meaning “coming.” Jesus is coming, and Advent is intended to be a season of preparation for Learn more
News: Handel’s ‘Messiah’ at Knock

News: Handel’s ‘Messiah’ at Knock

Over 3,000 attend Stunning Concert of Handel’s Messiah in the Basilica A sell-out audience of over 3,000 people from all over Ireland, the UK and further afield attended an epic performance of Handel’s Messiah on Saturday 18th November at Knock Learn more
#RedWednesday

#RedWednesday

Today, Wednesday 22nd November is Red Wednesday   To promote awareness of and solidarity with persecuted Christians, Archbishop Eamon Martin and Aid to the Church in Need Ireland invites you to: – remember the witness and sacrifice of past and Learn more
Advent Reading – Shop Online

Advent Reading – Shop Online

Nourish your soul this Advent Season with a wonderful range of reading material from the Bookshop at Knock Shrine.   Advent is a special time of year when we prepare for the coming of Christ. It is a time to Learn more
Church Closed for Refurbishment

Church Closed for Refurbishment

Knock Parish Church & Apparition Chapel: Important Notice Knock Parish Church and Apparition Chapel will be closed from Monday 2nd October until April 2018 due to refurbishment works taking place. Thank you for your understanding and apologies for any inconvenience caused. Learn more
Youth Minister Job Vacancy

Youth Minister Job Vacancy

Job Description   The Youth Ministry at Ireland’s National Marian Shrine in Knock is a busy and dynamic centre for school retreats and summer programmes. Its aim is to bring young people to Knock Shrine and give them a positive Learn more
November Bereavement Events

November Bereavement Events

Taking place at the Family Centre, Knock Shrine As we approach the month of November, a reminder of the services available in the Family Centre, Knock Shrine for bereaved people. A weekly support group meeting is held each Wednesday morning Learn more